SHEQ - Toppesfield

Safety is our primary focus and we have a proactive, not reactive, approach to ensure all our people are safe and healthy.

The health, safety and well-being of our employees, contractors and those around us and a real care for the environment are at the heart of everything we do. Our safety objective is zero harm.


  • Medical screening pre-start and annually for all employees
  • Manual handling reduced at every opportunity by constant review of operational processes and our procurement strategy which looks to automate activities whenever possible
  • Return to work process to ensure any employees that have been absent from work are fit to be deployed on full duties


  • Constant monitoring of plant and equipment to ensure correct operation is maintained
  • Behavioural Safety Training undertaken by all employees
  • 100% SSSTS within senior management, supervisors and foremen
  • 100% SMSTS within senior management and supervisors
  • 100% CSCS
  • 100% CPCS
  • Comprehensive safety audit programme carried out by all of our management team

Environment / Sustainability

  • Materials sourced from local plants on every occasion – only a fully independent company like Toppesfield can achieve this
  • We manufacture and lay products utilising recycled materials
  • Low energy manufacture proposed to clients and used when and wherever possible
  • Fuel and emission reduction through a modern fleet of major plant and equipment which is replaced every three years.


  • Achilles Building Confidence (Audited by Achilles)
  • Achilles Link Up (Audited by Achilles)
  • Safe Contractor
  • CHAS
  • Construction Line
  • CBH (Constructing Better Health)
  • Committed to CSCS Platinum award
  • Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS) bronze award
  • National Highways Sector Scheme 16 (NHSS16)
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 45001
  • ISO 14001


  • Fully integrated management systems
  • External and internal audits carried out to ensure full system compliance
  • Management review to ensure and plan for continuous improvement
  • Right first time through experienced, trained, staff and full integration with clients
  • Modern, owned, fleet of equipment on a three-year replenishment cycle

Our Policies

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